Category Archives: WDW News

E.234 Front Row Riders

Is it better to be in the front row, first to experience everything with the wind in your face? Or is it better to enjoy the ride in the back, avoiding getting splashed or seeing what’s coming up? Today we talk about rides that are too scary for the front row.

E.230 Disney’s Skyliner “Malfunction”

Less than a week after opening the Walt Disney World Skyliner we find out how Disney will respond to a 3-hour “Malfunction”

In the wake of the Disney Skyliner accident and evacuations that took place Saturday night, Disney has released an official statement regarding what happened:

“We have a team diligently looking into the cause of the malfunction on the Epcot line of the Disney Skyliner. We have been in contact with the guests, many of whom were on the Skyliner for more than three hours until we were able to restart the system. We express our sincere apologies for the inconvenience and continue to work with each guest individually.”

Originally billed as merely “unexpected downtime”, Disney is now regarding the accident a “malfunction” of the Epcot line. The Disney Skyliner has yet to reopen and will remain closed until further notice.

E.228 Guardians of the Galaxy Tivan Collection

Today we are taking you inside of Guardians of the Galaxy Tivan Collection and upcoming changes to the land.

E.225 Disney Game Night

What’s more fun than playing a Disney game and matching your Disney knowledge against each other? Nothing that we can think of, so today we are taking a quiz to see how well we know our stuff. Play along and see if you can beat us!

E.224 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954 film)

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is a 1954 American Technicolor adventure film and the first science fiction film shot in CinemaScope. The film was personally produced by Walt Disney through Walt Disney Productions, directed by Richard Fleischer, and stars Kirk Douglas, James Mason, Paul Lukas, and Peter Lorre. It was also the first feature-length Disney film to be distributed by Buena Vista Distribution. The film is adapted from Jules Verne’s 19th-century novel Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea. It is considered an early precursor of the steampunk genre.

E.223 Alice in Wonderland (1951 film)

We are rewinding the clock and talking about the one and only classic Disney film, Alice in Wonderland released in 1951. Alice in Wonderland is a 1951 American animated musical fantasy-adventure film produced by Walt Disney Productions and based on the Alice books by Lewis Carroll. The 13th release of Disney’s animated features, the film premiered in London on July 26, 1951, and in New York City on July 28, 1951. The film features the voices of Kathryn Beaumont as Alice, Sterling Holloway as the Cheshire Cat, Verna Felton as the Queen of Hearts, and Ed Wynn as the Mad Hatter.

E.221 What is the Best Way To Open Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge

Disney has had a lot of practice opening parks all around the world, so have they been able to perfect the formula for a flawless opening day? What is there to expect when going to an opening day at a new Disney attraction? Let’s talk about it!

E.220 The Haunted Mansion (2003 Film) Recap

We venture into a haunted mansion that even many Disney fans are afraid to enter; the 2003 film! Is it more horrifying than the well-loved attraction? And how does this tie into our patch for September? Listen and find out!

E.219 D23 and Disney+

With all the excitement around D23 2019, we needed an extra podcast to discuss all the news of Disney+

E.217 Talkin’ Sports and the NBA Experience at Disney Springs

Today we are talking about the new 44,000 square foot building at Disney Springs that is the NBA Experience in the place of the old DisneyQuest.

Who’s ready for the opening tip? Well, lace up your shoes and practice your jump-shot, because NBA Experience will officially open Aug. 12, 2019! This all-new destination coming to Disney Springs will invite you to feel what it’s like to be a basketball superstar. This one-of-a-kind environment will be packed with 13 interactive elements and hands-on activities across 44,000 square feet and two floors.